Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival Discount Advance Ticket Deadline Is July 22

The Historical Village Plaza, San Benito County Historical Park

The Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival, a popular benefit for the Northern California Bluegrass Society since 1994, will be held for the 25th time on August 9-12, 2018 in Tres Pinos.

The deadline for Discount Advance Tickets is July 22. NCBS Members receive a Deep Discount on advance tickets, while Non-Members receive a Discount.

Molly Tuttle To Headline Saturday, Darol Anger Sunday At Berkeley Bluegrass Festival

Molly Tuttle

Molly Tuttle will headline this Saturday evening at the Third Annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, presented by the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. Meanwhile, Darol Anger will do the honors for Sunday evening’s closing show. The festival enjoyed a successful kickoff on Friday with Laurie Lewis as the evening’s headliner.

Here is the weekend line-up:

SATURDAY EVENING, May 19 — Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado (plus Bluegrass Pride).

SUNDAY EVENING, May 20 — Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz (plus North Country Blue).

The East Bay’s only currently active bluegrass festival is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Discount Advance Tickets Are Now On Sale For The 25th Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival August 9-12

Discount Advance Tickets are now available on this website and by mail for the Twenty-Fifth Annual Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festival to be held at the San Benito County Historical Park in Tres Pinos on August 9-12, 2018.

NCBS Members receive a Deep Discount on advance tickets. Non-Members receive a Discount.

The festival benefiting the year-round work of the Northern California Bluegrass Society was started at Bolado Park in 1994.

NCBS uses the proceeds to further bluegrass music in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Monterey Bay Area and throughout Northern California.

FREE camping for tents and RVs is included in all multi-day tickets. There will be jamming, children’s activities, open mike stage, shade over the audience area, food & drink, late night shows, a raffle, the annual NCBS elections, and much more!

NCBS Welcomes This Weekend’s Berkeley Bluegrass Festival To The Freight & Salvage

The Northern California Bluegrass Society welcomes the Third Annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival this weekend.

The only bluegrass festival in the East Bay will be held at the Freight & Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley on May 18-20. Full festival and individual show tickets are available.

Here is the schedule:

FRIDAY, May 18 — Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Molly Tuttle, Sean Watkins with the Bee Eaters, Crying Uncle, plus Fog Holler.

SATURDAY, May 19 — Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado, plus Bluegrass Pride.

SUNDAY, May 20 — Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz, plus North Country Blue.

FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series Presents Blue Summit On May 17

Blue Summit at The Summit House

The FREE Summit House Thursday Bluegrass Series brings us Blue Summit on May 17 from 6:00-8:30pm.

The Summit House Beer Garden & Grill is at the top of Highway 17 (8 miles south of Los Gatos) and presents this ongoing series.

The highest bluegrass event in the Bay Area each week is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Green Music Center To Present 4th Annual Bluegrass Festival At Weill Hall & Lawn At Sonoma State University

Weill Hall

The Green Music Center at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park will present its 4th annual bluegrass festival on Sunday, July 15. The event is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

The Bluegrass & Craft Beer Festival will feature Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Laurie Lewis & The Right Hands, and Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers.

The indoor/outdoor afternoon of music will take place on campus at the elegant Weill Hall & Lawn.

Fiddler Darol Anger Returns To Berkeley With His Blur-Grass All-Stars At The Freight & Salvage

The Third Annual Berkeley Bluegrass Festival, featuring fiddler Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, will be presented by the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley on May 18-20, 2018.

Performance Schedule:

FRIDAY, May 18Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands with Molly Tuttle, Sean Watkins with the Bee Eaters, Crying Uncle (plus Fog Holler).

SATURDAY, May 19Molly Tuttle Band, Phantoms of the High Country, Jeff Scroggins and Colorado (plus Bluegrass Pride).

SUNDAY, May 20Darol Anger’s Blur-Grass All-Stars, The Get Down Boys, The Page Turners with Bill Evans and Max Schwartz (plus North Country Blue).

A full festival ticket is available, or tickets can be purchased for each night’s show.

The only bluegrass festival held in the East Bay is welcomed by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.

Thanks for your support!

NCBS To Welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival At Riverdance Farms, Livingston

Blueberries ripe for the picking, Riverdance Farms, Livingston.

The Northern California Bluegrass Society will welcome the 14th Annual Pick & Gather Festival, set for May 26-28 in Livingston (near Merced).

The Pick And Gather Festival, Riverdance Farms

The Memorial Day Weekend bluegrass music (and beyond) and farm-to-table gathering will be presented by Riverdance Farms.

The relaxed weekend will feature a wide variety of music along with the chance to pick your own blueberries, cherries, and strawberries.

Camping in the walnut orchard is available, while swimming and other Merced River activities will be available.